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[movies]The Coffee House - Artistic Eye - Welmoed Laanstra
Artist Linda Hesh proposes placing photo ads in the Washington Post that challenge prejudice.
Keywords: prejudice; art; advertisement
Downloads: 11,192 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Fighting Global Warming One House at a Time - Mark Cohen
"Fighting Global Warming One House at a Time " is the story of Maryland's first 90% renewable energy home. It explains  how one Takoma Park family is fighting global warming on a budget, and how you can do it too.
Keywords: global warming; energy; efficiency; solar; photovoltaic; conservation
Downloads: 7,536 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]The Coffee House - February 2006 - Mark Cohen
On this edition of The Coffee House: The dean of alternative journalism in the Washington, DC area, Sam Smith, talks about the growing buzz among progressives in support of Al Gore as the Democratic presidential candidate in 2008; Reuben Jackson reviews a new biography of soul vocalist Sam Cooke; Dr. Anthony Scialli discusses the beneifts and liabilities of hormone therapy for menopausal and post-menopausal women; JaHipster and Rei Berroa offer poems; Education Week's Kathleen Kennedy Manzo deli...
Keywords: Gore; Democrats; presidency; Sam Cooke; poetry; hormone; therapy; estrogen; education; left behind
Downloads: 3,235
[movies]THE COFFEE HOUSE #149 - Mark Cohen
REP. DONNA EDWARDS ON CORPORATE FREE SPEECH, HEALTH CARE, WALL STREET, OIL SPILLS, IMMIGRATION, AFGHANISTAN AND OBAMA Completing her first full term in Congress, Maryland Democrat Donna Edwards has earned a national reputation and following as someone who does her homework and speaks her mind. She rejoins us to chat about, among other topics, her constitutional amendment to reverse the Supreme Courtâs recent ruling in Citizens United that corporations enjoy the First Amendment right to spending...
Keywords: politics; health care; oil spill; drilling; Afghanistan; immigration; juvenile justice; Vietnam; reconciliation; war; poetry; harmonies
Downloads: 7,344
[movies]The Coffee House - Second Look - Mark Cohen
An excerpt from Howard Kohn's rememberance of his "Rolling Stone" magazine colleague, Hunter S. Thompson.
Keywords: gonzo; fear; loathing
Downloads: 10,882 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]THE COFFEE HOUSE #148 - Mark Cohen
This month in THE COFFEE HOUSE: BP GLOBAL MOVES A US SOLAR PANEL PLANT TO ASIA: ARE WE READY TO COMPETE IN THE EMERGING GREEN ECONOMY? Even as the Obama administration has launched a substantial green energy program as part of the stimulus plan, BP Global recently announced plans to shut down its solar panel manufacturing facility near Frederick, Maryland and move the operation to China and India. Which raises the question, is the US ready to compete for a significant share of the growing global...
Keywords: Arts; human rights; footbal; Steelers: Pittsbrgh: Rooney; solar; China; green jobs; poetry; singer-songwriter; corrections; book club
Downloads: 2,907
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
Zoe Mulford sings "Life Is Too Short to Fold Underwear"
Keywords: underwear
Downloads: 508
[movies]THE COFFEE HOUSE #147 - Mark Cohen
WELCOME TO THE COFFEE HOUSE WHERE, IN THE NEXT HOUR⦠MANY OF OUR SCHOOLS ARE FAILING⦠UNIONS ARE FINGERED FOR CODDLING BAD TEACHERS⦠RANDI WEINGARTEN, PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS, HAS A PLAN⦠THE DRUG WAR IS NO LONGER HEADLINES⦠BUT OVERFLOWING PRISONS TESTIFY THEREâS BEEN NO CEASE FIRE⦠WHAT TO DO? WE CHAT WITH NKECHI TAIFA OF THE OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE ⦠A CLIMATE BILL WAS TOUGH GOING IN THE SENATE BEFORE THE GOP VICTORY IN MASSACHUSETTS⦠NOW WHAT ...
Keywords: school reform; teachers; unions; crack; cocaine; disparity; climate; cap and trade; cap and dividend; poetry; roots music; acoustic; traditional
Downloads: 1,387
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
Singer-songwriter Lea performs the title song from her 2001 CD, "Creation."
Keywords: singer; songwriter; Creation
Downloads: 546
[movies]Exodus: Buckeye Style - Mark Cohen
An audio documentary from 1979 that first aired on WYSO-FM in Yellow Springs, Ohio, about advocacy efforts in Ohio and elsewhere in the rust belt to gain passage of state laws to cushion the impacts on workers, their families and communities caused when major employers move their operations south or abroad in search of cheaper production costs.
Keywords: plant closing; Governor Rhodes; Ohio Public Interest Campaign
Downloads: 1,756
[movies]We Are All Smith Islanders: Global Warming in Maryland, Virginia and DC - Mark Cohen
This 2004 "Monty" award-winning film, "We Are All Smith Islanders," demonstrates how global warming is changing the Chesapeake Bay region, using the waning livelihoods of Smith Island watermen as its main example. The film explores how global warming is affecting agriculture, wildlife, health and tourism throughout the Chesapeake Bay, and how the crisis is expected deepen without immediate action. The film also looks at clean energy solutions that can help slow and possibly stop human-induced gl...
Keywords: climate change; global warming; Chesapeake
Downloads: 2,887 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen
Former Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening explains his support for gay marriage.
Keywords: gay; marriage; equality
Downloads: 179
[movies]The Coffee House - Feature - Mark Cohen
In memoriam for jazz bassist Keter Betts
Keywords: jazz; bass; Silver Spring
Downloads: 2,404
[movies]The Coffee House - Artistic Eye - Mark Cohen
Welmoed Laanstra reports on a four-hour intensive printmaking class for at-risk kids at Pyramid Atlantic in Silver Spring, Maryland led by artist Tim Rollins.
Keywords: printmaking; at-risk; arts
Downloads: 384
[movies]The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen
University of Maryland School of Law professor Michael Pinard discusses the disenfranchisement of ex-offenders.
Keywords: vote; offender; ex-offender; disenfranchisement
Downloads: 97
[movies]tch_141a - Mark Cohen
WELCOME TO THE COFFEE HOUSE WHERE IN THE NEXT HOUR⦠WHY THE CONTROVERSY OVER PRESIDENT OBAMAâS MODERATE NOMINEE FOR THE SUPREME COURT? WE CHAT WITH LAW PROFESSOR AND BLOGGER DARREN HUTCHINSON⦠THE PRESIDENT HAS STEPPED IN TO REVIVE THE NATIONâS LARGEST ESTUARY, THE CHESAPEAKE BAY. BUT WILL IT MATTER? WE TALK WITH FRED TUTMAN, PATUXENT RIVERKEEPER⦠ALSO⦠THE STORY OF A PARCEL OF LAND IN GEORGIA⦠AS TOLD BY CHOREOGRAPER AND PERFORMER CASSIE MEADOR⦠WEâVE GOT A GRANT MCLEMAN VE...
Keywords: Sotomayor; Chesapeake Bay; dance; poetry; music; photography
Downloads: 454
[movies]Brian Gilmore poem - Mark Cohen
"the george holliday rodney king video (directorâs cut)"
Keywords: poetry
Downloads: 683
[movies]The Coffee House - July 2006 - Mark Cohen
Interview with two Democratic candidates for Maryland Attorney General, Doug Gansler and Tom Perez. Documentary on Jamie Raskin's insurgent camapign to unseat 32-year lawmaker, Maryland State Senator Ida Ruben. Music, including "Morning Sun," by Kiva. Poetry, "Brother," by Chungmi Kim
Downloads: 121
[movies]The Coffee House - Willing Spirit - Mark Cohen
Author Dr. Matthew Sleethe, an evangelical Christian, explains why he believes it is his religious duty to combat climate change.
Keywords: evangelical; Christian; climate change
Downloads: 135
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
Cincinnati-based Joe Jencks makes his music and his living on the road, where the singer-songwriter has built a following among folkies and labor activists. He stops by THE COFFEE HOUSE to share two songs, about the life of a migrant laborer and being true to one’s calling.
Keywords: singer-songwriter; folk; music
Downloads: 565
[movies]coffeehouse_140 - Mark Cohen
Torture and Prosecutorial Discretion As former President George W. Bush once noted, torture is illegal. Thatâs true under both international and US law. So those who order or engage in torture are, objectively speaking, criminals. The International Committee of the Red Cross found that the Bush administration tortured terrorism detainees to wring information out of them. President Obama ordered a halt to these practices...
Keywords: torture; labor law; politics; Maryland; Blues; poetry; photography
Downloads: 436
[movies]The Coffee House - In Verse - Mark Cohen
Poet JaHipster offers a "True Story" about blackness.
Keywords: poetry; blackness
Downloads: 420
[movies]The Coffee House #146 - Mark Cohen
This month in The Coffee House: GETTING BY WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM THE GOVERNMENT With joblessness hovering around 10 percent, large numbers of people are trying to get by on unemployment insurance, but many other qualify who donât apply. For tips on navigating the UI system, we turn to Courtney Chappell of the DC Employment Justice Center. (Host: Fred Feinstein) THE CASE AGAINST ARTIFICIAL TURF SOCCER FIELDS As the youth soccer booms spreads across the country, grass fields that were once only...
Keywords: unemployment; insurance; artificial turf; Hip-Hop; dance; poetry; roots music
Downloads: 1,502
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
The pan-Celtic band "Iona" performs a Celtic Cajun song.
Keywords: Celtic; Cajun
Downloads: 836
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
Traditional fiddler Alan Jabbour was head of the Archive of Folk Song at the Library of Congress 1969-74, director of the folk arts program at the National Endowment for the Arts 1974-76, and director of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress 1976-99. He plays two songs and speaks with The Coffee House's David Eisner.
Keywords: fiddle; traditional; music
Downloads: 240
[movies]The Coffee House - In Verse - Mark Cohen
Poet Leah Harris offers "a flower for last days"
Keywords: poet; flower; apocalypse
Downloads: 322
[movies]The Coffee House - In Verse - Mark Cohen
Poet Thomas Sayers Ellis has "A Baptist Beat".
Keywords: poetry; church; black
Downloads: 306
[movies]The Coffee House - In Verse - Mark Cohen
Poet Melanie Rivera's "Migration".
Keywords: poetry; migration
Downloads: 325
[movies]The Coffee House - In Verse - Mark Cohen
Poet Sunil Freeman's "My Miles Dream".
Keywords: poetry
Downloads: 155
[movies]coffeehouse_tch_Lisa_Rein_133 - Mark Cohen
A new report by former US Attorney and Maryland Attorney General Steve Sachs, commissioned by Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, documents that between March 2005 and May 2006 the Maryland State Police spied on peace and anti-death penalty activists, even knowing that none of the targets advocated violence. The State Police under the administration of Governor Bob Erlich went so far as to label certain pacifists as âterroristsâ...
Keywords: surveillance; spying; First Amendment; dissent; death penalty; peace; climagte
Downloads: 106
[movies]The Coffee House - 21st Century Life - Mark Cohen
Former EPA enforcement chief Eric Schaeffer talks about the shutdown of Mirant Corporation's Alexandria, VA power plant and why the company needs to conduct major cleanups at its three Maryland power plants as well.
Keywords: EPA; Mirant; pollution
Downloads: 415
[movies]coffeehouse_134_Mike_Podhorzer - Mark Cohen
"Joe the Plumber" represented blue-collar America in John McCain's and the media's depiction of the 2008 electorate. But Mike Podhorzer, deputy political director of the AFL-CIO has crunched the numbers and, it seems, the unionized working class voted overwhelmingly for Obama-Biden. We'll hear organized labor's made the case for the Democratic ticket. (Host: Fred Feinstein)
Keywords: labor; politics; 2008 elections; Obama
Downloads: 213
[movies]coffeehouse_tch_138 - Mark Cohen
This month on THE COFFEE HOUSE: SPYING ON NONVIOLENT PROTESTERS â¦NOT JUST A THING OF THE PAST. WE TALK WITH DAVID ROCAH, STAFF ATTORNEY FOR THE ACLU OF MARYLAND ABOUT THE US DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND THE MARYLAND STATE POLICE⦠SHOULD LOCAL POLICE REPORT ARRESTED IMMIGRANTS TO FEDERAL AUTHORITIES FOR POSSIBLE DEPORTATION? ITâS A GROWING TREND THAT CONCERNS MICHELLE MENDEZ OF THE IMMIGRANT RIGHTS GROUP, CASA OF MARYLAND⦠YOU â TAXPAYER â HAVE INVESTED HEAVILY IN THE RECOVERY ...
Keywords: protest; dissent; surveillance; immigration; deportaton; foreclosres; REOs; banks; art; music; poetry
Downloads: 348
[movies]coffeehouse_Thomas_Sayers_Ellis_138 - Mark Cohen
Thomas Sayers Ellis's "Ways To Be Black in a Poem"
Keywords: poetry
Downloads: 221
[movies]coffeehouse_Shawnee_Hoover_128 - Mark Cohen
21st Century Life: The Washington Nationals Park is being toted as a model of green building design. But for all of its environmentally-friendly features, Shawnee Hoover, legislative director for Friends of the Earth, wonders why the Nationals stadium allows ExxonMobil to burnish its poor green record with ubiquitous, high-tech ads, even granting the energy giant naming rights to the 7th inning stretch! (Host: Mike Tidwell)
Keywords: National Park; ExxonMobil; greenwashing
Downloads: 87
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[movies]The Coffee House - Writers' Bloc - Mark Cohen
Reuben Jackson reviews John Slaughter's "Brother in the Bush".
Keywords: Baltimore; Masai
Downloads: 163
[movies]The Coffee House - Willing Spirit - Mark Cohen
Theologian Brian McLaren reflects on morality, private and public.
Keywords: spirituality; politics; morality
Downloads: 233
[movies]The Coffee House - In Verse - Mark Cohen
Poet Rose Solari has "An Ellegy for Her 20s"
Keywords: poetry
Downloads: 366
[movies]The Coffee House - Feature - Mark Cohen
Taryn Simon's traveling photography and video exhibition about inmates exonerated with DNA evidence comes to Provisions Library in Washington, DC.
Keywords: Innocents; DNA
Downloads: 337
[movies]The Coffee House - Open_01.07 - Mark Cohen
Opening tease of January show that includes: Vincent Demarco of Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition discusses his group;s support for state legislation doubling the tax on a pack of cigarettes to $2; Montgomery County (MD) Councilman George Leventhal discusses his county's leading efforts to move to renewable energy sources; Jim Grossfeld of the Montgomery County (MD) Commission on Health discusses the role of county government in ensuring worker safety and health; Reuben Jackson reviews "Da...
Keywords: public affairs; arts; music; literature; poetry
Downloads: 330
[movies]coffeehouse_Mary_Kane_138 - Mark Cohen
What happens when banks send a foreclosure notice, the owners vacate, but rather than foreclose, the bank instead sits on the property? Sometimes it hastens the destruction of neighborhoods, explains Mary Kane, economics reporter for the Washington Independent.
Keywords: real estate; REO; foreclosure; banks; mortgage
Downloads: 315
[movies]coffeehouse_Glen_Echo_135 - Mark Cohen
Dancing at the historic Glen Echo Park and ballroom in Glen Echo, Maryland.
Keywords: dance; ballroom
Downloads: 193
[movies]The Coffee House - Opening Billboard - Mark Cohen
Baltimore Sun environmental reporter Tom Pelton on the proposed Clean Cars bill in Maryland; Susan Wood on the nationwide campaign to vaccinate 11 and 12 year old girls against the HPV virus; ethnic and specialty farming; in memory of Molly Ivins and Fr. Robert Drinan; amd singer-songwriter Justin Trawick.
Keywords: emissions; auto; farming; smoked fish; HPV virus; vaccine; singer-songwriter
Downloads: 298
[movies]coffeehouse_Angela_Jordan_Davis - Mark Cohen
From THE COFFEE HOUSE TV magazine in May 2007: The job of prosecutors is to do justice but, argues Angela Jordan Davis, their power to charge citizens with crimes is largely unchecked and their process for making charging decisions largely hidden from the public. Now a law professor at American University's law school, Davis previously served as the director of the Public Defender Service in the District of Columbia...
Keywords: prosecutor; justice
Downloads: 229
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
Five-time WAMMIE nominee, rocker Billy Coulter, sings "South off Serenity"
Keywords: rock; folk; singer-songwriter
Downloads: 456
[movies]coffeehouse_Jim_Lanard_132 - Mark Cohen
THE ANSWER MY FRIEND⦠As the clamor grows on the Right to âDrill Baby Drillâ, clean energy wind farms are spreading across the land, and at sea. A major project, involving 78 windmills, is being built off the Delaware coast, near the Maryland border, by Bluewater Wind. The wind farm will provide electricity to 130,000 homes and, says Bluewaterâs Jim Lanard, a second wind farm is under consideration for off-shore Maryland...
Keywords: wind; oil; off-shore
Downloads: 155
[movies]The Coffee House - WorkLife - Mark Cohen
Since the GOP in Washington won't do it, Maryland needs to lead the way, argues Progressive Maryland director Tom Hucker, in hiking the minimum wage, still stuck at $5.15 an hour, and otherwise make the state more friendly to working families. (Host: Fred Feinstein)
Keywords: minimum wage; WalMart; health care; working families
Downloads: 188
[movies]The Coffee House - Musical Traditions - Mark Cohen
Singer-songwriter Justin Trawick performs "Take Me on a Holiday."
Keywords: folk; rock; singer-songwriter
Downloads: 270
[movies]The Coffee House - In Step - Mark Cohen
Capital Fringe Festival producer Damian Sinclair chats with Guest Host Peter Dimuro about the first annual festival coming to DC in July.
Keywords: fringe; festival; theater; dance; puppetry
Downloads: 287
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